Monday, January 15, 2018

MHKDesigns: Framed Favorites


Hi, all! I'm back with another card using the *NEWLY RELEASED* Framed Favorites digital stamp set from the MHKDesigns Etsy Shop! I went almost one layer for this card. Take a peek...


I created my card in Photoshop. I added some texture to the background, the added the wreath and sentiment from the Framed Favorites digital stamp set. I added more color to the wreath using various brushes.


Some burlap ribbon and washi tape were added to give more balance and texture to the card. I then punched the bottom corners to add a finished feel. I love this so much, and I hope you like it, too! Please feel free to let me know your thoughts in the comments below!


That's all I have for you today, friends! Thank you so much for stopping by! I always love to hear from you, so please do let me know your thoughts in the comments below! Don't forget to head over to the MHKDesigns blog for more inspiration and join in our *NEW* challenge for your chance at winning some digital goodies from the MHKDesigns Etsy Shop! Until next time, HUGS and happy {digital} stamping, friends!


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Monday, January 1, 2018

MHKDesigns: January Challenge + Framed Favorites Release!


Hello and Happy New Year, everyone! I hope your year is prosperous and full of success and peace! I'm here today to share a card for this month's challenge at MHKDesigns. I've revamped how my Etsy shop will be running this year, so our challenge posts will ALSO include a monthly release set! This month's set is called...


And here is our challenge inspiration:
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I decided to go shabby chic with my creation. I did a lot of layering and had tons of fun making this card! Take a peek...


I used Photoshop to create my panel before printing it out multiple times. The wreath and sentiment are from the Framed Favorites digital stamp set, the feathers are from the Fanciful Feathers digital stamp set, and the flowers are from the Get Well Flowers digital stamp set.


I added some cheesecloth, twine, jewels, and pins to add more texture to the focal panel. The sentiment was die cut and matted with dark brown. The panel was matted with the same color. I love the way this turned out, and I hope you do, too! I can't wait to hear your comments below!

Thanks for stopping by, friends! Come join in the fun on the MHKDesigns blog for your chance to win some digi goodies from the MHKDesigns Etsy Shop! Until next time, HUGS and happy {digital} stamping, friends!

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House of Cards January Challenge


Hi, all, and Happy New Year! It's time for our first challenge of the year at House of Cards, and we have a super fun inspiration photo/challenge for you! We'd like you to...

Create a mixed media project and/or use these colors!

I decided to kinda do both. I chose to work with digital images from MHKDesigns to create a digital mixed media project that uses my scriptural theme for 2018! Take a peek...


I used images from the Butterfly Wisdom, Chicken In, and Fabulously Fall digital stamp sets, as well as paper from the Rosy Posy digital paper pack for this print. I love the bold colors and can't wait to have it framed and up in my home! What do you think? I'd love to hear your comments below! :)

Thanks so much for stopping by today, friends!  I hope you take a bit of time to come and play along with us at House of Cards.  Don't forget to stop by the other DT members' blogs for even MORE amazing inspiration--they always blow me away!  I'll be back later this month with more crafty posts!  Until then, HUGS and happy stamping, friends! :)


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Monday, December 25, 2017

Merry Christmas Clocks!


Hi, friends! Sorry I've been so quiet this month. I have still been healing from surgery and trying to also recover from an upper respiratory infection gifted to me by a student as an early Christmas gift! ;) I love my job, but the germs are really making it hard this year!

BUT, let's move on to happier things! I have a gift idea that I want to share with you! I gave these as Christmas gifts, but they would make a wonderful Valentine gift, as well! Take a peek...


These were VERY easy to put together. I just purchased 2 clocks from WalMart, then opened them up and added photos. The "sentiment" was made with stickers. Here are some close-ups...



I love them and am so happy with how they turned out! I hope this has inspired you to create today! Thanks for stopping by and MERRY CHRISTMAS! I'll be back more in the upcoming year! Until then, HUGS and happy crafting!


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Friday, December 1, 2017

House of Cards: Holiday Blog Hop


Hi everyoneCan you believe we are at the end of another term here at House of Cards?!  Unfortunately we are saying a fond farewell to some of our DT members and fortunately, we are so happy to those staying on.  To say goodbye and thank you, we're celebrating with a blog hop! 

 This hop will run FROM DECEMBER 1ST AT 6:00 AM CST THROUGH DECEMBER 15TH AT NOON CST,  ANY CARD STYLE is welcome and we've got a gorgeous photo inspiration for your crafting enjoyment!

***PRIZE WINNERS FROM THE BLOG HOP WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THE 20TH OF DECEMBER.  CARD WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED NEXT MONTH ON THE 15TH, AS PER THE USUAL HERE AT HOC.  THANK YOU!***



Here is the photo inspiration~

Here are all of our fabulous sponsors.
Our team will be using a variety of products
from these amazing companies!

Prize: Any three products of your choice!

Prize: $10 gift card!

Prize: $10 gift card!

Prize: Choice of one digi stamp set!

I decided to use the Holiday Deer and Santa's Sleigh digital stamp sets from MHKDesigns for my creation for the hop. Take a peek...


I started by creating a digital panel with some soon to be released digital paper and the image from the Holiday Deer digital stamp set. I colored the image with colored pencils and then added some Stickles and Liquid Pearls to accent the image.


I matted the panel in black, then added some twine, a button, and a sentiment from the Santa's Sleigh digital stamp set, framed in silver glitter paper for added texture.  I love the way this turned out! I can't wait to hear your thoughts in the comments below! :)



And now, are you ready to get hopping?! 

Make sure you leave a comment at each person's blog along the way because the prizes are hidden and we'll be doing random drawings from the blogs where they are hiding! :)  After you're done, make a creation to share with us here, too, for another chance to win!

Here's your hop order.

 

House of Cards Challenge Blog

Mynn | Judy |  Chanya13 Cohenna 
Donna | Em | Heather | Jane
Michele | Paula | Rocky | Rosi 
Shawna | Shirley | Sue N. | Susan 

Now get to hoppin'!  Your next stop is Judy's Blog!  Don't forget to link up a project with us after completing the hop for an extra chance to win a mystery prize from one of our fabulous sponsors, too!  HUGS and happy stamping to you all! :)



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